articles tagged "jazz"

Top 30, Rock, Jazz & World Music Charts for the week of June 23, 2014

Tuesday, 24 June 2014 | Sybil Augustine
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Here’s a look at what we’ve been spinning on WORT recently. You can find playlists for individual shows by clicking on them in our Air Schedule: http://www.wortfm.org/?page_id=529 and you can listen to music programs for up to two weeks after they air on our archives: http://www.wortfm.org/?page_id=1811 more »

Brian Lynch in concert May 1, presented by Madison Music Collective

Thursday, 1 May 2014 | Sybil Augustine
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Tonight’s the night that the great jazz trumpeter Brian Lynch teams up with the UW Jazz Orchestra and UW Honors Band for the final concert in the season’s Isthmus Jazz Series presented by the Wisconsin Union Theater (8:00 PM, Old Music Hall). Tickets are still available, at the Vilas Hall Box Office (entrance on the East Campus Mall), more »

WORT Charts for April First and this week in Madison music

Tuesday, 1 April 2014 | Sybil Augustine
A film about Madison's Smart Studios

Coming attractions: Alejandro Escovedo returns to Madison tonight, and we expect a “battle of the stars” when both Har Mar Superstar and Easy Star All Stars play here tomorrow. A nice mix of world and rock music fans are very excited about Tinariwen at the Majestic, coming up a week from tonight. April Verch, Keb Mo’ and Christian Howes all have shows coming up next week — Madison’s a great music town for sure!! Stay tuned to WORT for a chance to win tickets to shows you hear about on the station. more »

Bobby Watson Wants You to Hear MLK’s Real Message

Monday, 20 January 2014 | buzz
Bobby Watson playing saxophone

Jazz Musician Bobby Watson teams up with spoken word artist Glenn North to pay tribute to Martin Luther King and the forgotten message of the March on Washington. more »

WORT congratulates NEA Jazz Master Richard Davis, streams award ceremony

Monday, 13 January 2014 | Kelsey
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In June of 2013, the National Endowment for the Arts named Richard Davis one of four 2014 NEA Jazz Masters. On Monday, Jan. 13, the NEA streamed the Jazz Masters awards ceremony and concert live from Lincoln Center in New York City with WORT’s Steve Braunginn in attendance. Watch the awards ceremony and concert online here! more »

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